Marvel and Disney Plus’ Agatha Harkness hit series WandaVision gets his own spin-off at the streamer.
Kathryn Hahn will reprise the role of Harkness in the series which is currently in development and is described as a dark comedy, although exact plot details have not been disclosed.
Hahn’s arc as Agatha debuts in WandaVision in the role of Agnes, the curious neighbor of Wanda and Vision. However, it is soon revealed that she is, in reality, Agatha, a powerful witch.
In the Marvel comics and the series, Agatha is shown to have survived the Salem Witch Trials and is more than a match for Wanda, aka Scarlet Witch. In the end of WandaVision, Agatha becomes Agnes again after being trapped by Wanda in Westview.
The Marvel / Disney series proved to be a huge win for the studios, earning 23 Emmy nominations (including for Hahn for Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series) and cleaning up MTV Movie and TV. Awards, including Best Series and Best Performance in a Television Show for lead actress Elizabeth Olsen.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has not confirmed whether there will be a second season of WandaVision, offering a vague answer to the question in a panel interview earlier in 2021.
“Yes to an evolution of the scenario; probably and inevitably in many different capacities, ”he said.
“This is the first place this story will continue, but there will be other places.”
Olsen, meanwhile, said there will definitely not be a second season of the critically acclaimed Disney + series, telling Kaley Cuoco in a Variety interview that it was “certainly a limited series”.
She then elaborated on with, “I mean, I say this. I do not know. I mean, with Marvel, you can never say no. People are dying … “
For Hahn, if Agatha’s spin-off gets the green light, it’ll make her a very busy woman.
The actress was recently confirmed to be committed to staring and executive producing a limited series on iconic late comedian Joan Rivers.
Title The girl back, tThe official series synopsis reads: “Trailblazer. Adored. Cruel. Diva. Joan Rivers has had a life like no other. At 54, she was a superstar actress… and then it all fell apart. THE DAUGHTER OF RETURN is the awe-inspiring, untold story of how Joan Rivers persevered through suicide and the professional abyss to rebuild herself and her career to become a global icon.
Hahn can also be seen in Apple TV The narrowing next door and that of Rian Johnson Knives Out 2.
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